Master of Criminal Justice
Tarleton State University

Program Details

The online MCJ degree program from Tarleton State University encompasses the challenges associated with protecting the community, as well as the growing complexities of the Criminal Justice system with advanced analytical, critical thinking, and leadership skills. Students may choose either a thesis or non-thesis track, depending on whether they plan to further their education after graduation. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Crimnological Theory
  • Corrections
  • Victimology
  • Policing
  • Ethics


  • Official transcripts from each college and university attended
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Two academic/professional letters of recommendation
  • Phone interview

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges